Thursday 26 November, 2020

45 more COVID cases, no new deaths

Jamaica recorded 45 new cases of COVID-19 and no additional deaths on Sunday, according to the Ministry of Health and Wellness.

It brings the total number of COVID-19 cases on record for the island to 9,929. Meanwhile, recoveries increased by 82 on Sunday, bringing total recoveries to 5,330.

While the overall death tally from the coronavirus in Jamaica remained at 231, on Sunday the island recorded one additional coincidental death of a COVID-19 patient.

Of the newly confirmed cases, 22 are females and 22 are males, with the gender of one patient awaiting confirmation. Ages range from three to 90 years. The cases were recorded in Kingston and St Andrew (13), St Catherine (seven), St Mary (six), St James (five), Westmoreland (four), St Thomas (three), Hanover (two), Portland (two), Clarendon (one), St Elizabeth (one) and Trelawny (one).

There are 16 moderately ill patients and six critically ill patients among the 4,237 active cases now under observation in Jamaica.

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